Watch Slackliners Walk 3346 Feet Between Mountains

Anna Green

These slackliners aren’t slacking off. Balance athletes Nathan Paulin and Danny Menšik recently broke the world record for longest highline walk (previously set at 1640 feet) by walking a slackline 3346 feet between two mountains in Aiglun, France.

Red Bull captured breathtaking footage of Paulin and Menšik’s vertigo-inducing walk. While the feat is impressive in itself, their composure and patience as they maintain their balance and slowly traverse the slackline is truly awe-inspiring. In the video above, watch as Paulin and Menšik make their way across more than half a mile of rope suspended almost two thousand feet above the ground.

[h/t Gizmodo]

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